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Douglas E. Dillon 1953-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Douglas E. Dillon, 65, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at his residence, under the comforting care of hospice and with his family by his side.

He was born Dec. 12, 1953, in Warren, the son of Edward and Mildred Woods Dillon.

He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam. Doug was a member of Newton Falls Veterans Post 3332 and was also past commander and member of the color guard.

Doug was employed as a line worker for Taylor Steel.

He was of the Catholic faith.

On July 24, 2012, Doug was united in marriage with Diana Balk in Newton Falls.

Cherished memories of Doug will be carried by his wife Diana; daughters Melanie (David) Boros of Richfield and Melissa (Matthew) O’Connor of Newton Falls; brother Edward Dillon of Newton Falls; sisters Linda (Larry) Salvato of Warren, Joyce (Tim) Morphew of Goshin Township, Ky., Laura (Neil) Dillon of Hubbard and Cindy (Ron) Hart of Newton Falls; and grandchildren Preston, Matthew, Connor and Maggie.

Preceding Doug in death were his parents.

Family and friends may call 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home, with services at 3 p.m., with the Rev. David Merzweiler officiating.

Following the services, Doug will be laid to rest in St. Joseph Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Navy and the Newton Falls Veteran Association.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Never Muzzled, P.O. Box 293, Newton Falls, OH 44444.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home.

Visit www.borowskimemorialhome.com to offer condolences.

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